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How to Hand Pollinate Squash, Zucchini, Pumpkins, Cucumbers, and Watermelons

First time growers of the cucurbit family, which includes all those plants mentioned in the title, as well as other melons and gourds, often run into …

Keeping a complete hydroponics system running smoothly

Required Maintenance for a Complete Hydroponics System<p>***z-google-468x60-banner.html***<p>Once a system is designed and built, it is now a …

Aquaponics

Vegetable Literacy: Deborah Madison Describes Some Plant Families

Recipes

An Interview with Deborah Madison: Vegetable Literacy

9 Rules for Starting Your Own Farm | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Forrest Pritchard, farmer and author of</i> Gaining Ground.<p>You’ve dreamed of becoming a farmer, growing food not …

How to Grow Table and Wine Grapes

The grapes were piled high, almost to the point of falling over the sides of the 5-gallon buckets. I estimated that the three full pails would yield …

Grapes

How to Grow Asparagus

In some parts of the country it grows wild, and in others it is a significant cash crop. Word of its first appearance, whether in the garden, grocery …

Gardening

Aeroponics

<b>Aeroponics</b> is the process of growing plants in an air or mist environment without the use of soil or an aggregate medium (known as geoponics). The …

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Key to Successful Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening

There are actually three things to consider when determining the proper pH for your hydroponic gardening:<p>1. The nutrient reservoir<br>2. The water you …

Aquaponics

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DIY Aquaponics: Building a Vortex Filter (Video)

<i>Image credit: The Urban Farming Guys</i><p>From a video roundup of DIY aquaponics to an Aquaponics Made Easy DVD, we've explored plenty of resources for …

Aquaponics

Heritage Breeds Can Be the Best Egg Laying Chickens

For fun, profit, principle or superior nutrition, raising layer hens is a rewarding experience. Keeping a few of the chickens described in this …

Farming

How to Prevent Weeds with Herbs

If you’ve ever seen a determined dandelion growing out of the crack in a sidewalk, you understand the idea behind growing herbs in tight spaces. If …

First

Can you move to a cheaper neighborhood?<p>Read More<p>It’s all about reducing your monthly payment.<p>Read More<p>This may give your credit score a boost.<p>Read …

Real Estate

Build Raised Garden Beds For Your Chicken Coop - Free Plans ::: Coop Thoughts Blog

One of the nice things about The Garden Ark mobile chicken coop is that you can move it around your yard or garden to focus your chickens’ grazing …

Step-by-Step: Build the Ultimate Raised Bed

The perfect raised bed<p>A raised bed—essentially a large planting box—is the ultimate problem solver: It offers perfect drainage, protection from …

Gardening

First

Be cooperative not combative.<p>Read More<p>Be sure to get everything in writing.<p>Read More<p>Don’t go it alone!<p>Read More<p>Too good to be true usually is.<p>Read …

Real Estate

Vegetable Growing Guide

Here is a list of some of the vegetables that you can grow in your homemade hydroponic system. I have put the recommended nutrient concentration (CF) …

Gardening

Solar energy projects for Do It Yourselfers to save money and reduce pollution

Questions? Comments? Ideas?<p>Solar Heating<p>This DIY system that provides both solar space and water heating in a single system.<p>Energy Conservation<p>A cost …

Solar Power

Mar 1, Hydroponic Gardening Tips and Tricks

The very best hydroponic gardening tips, tricks, problem solving advice, and lessons I've learned over the years (often the hard way)

How to Build an Inexpensive Hoop-Style Greenhouse

One of the most valuable assets in my garden is my greenhouse. It has allowed me to grow plants that I normally would not be able to grow, produce …

Woodworking

7 Reasons to Become a Gentleman Gardener | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Porter.</i><p>With warm weather upon us and summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about gardening. …